We understand that the investigation being undertaken will cause anxiety for family and friends of those who may have been affected by the actions of Mr Paterson.
However, due to the complexity and sensitivity of the investigations taking place, we request that families do not make contact with Birmingham and Solihull Coroner directly whilst these initial investigations are on going.
If you do have concerns, or would like further information please use the information below.
We have appointed a specialist firm of solicitors to assist us in these preliminary investigations, and they will be dealing with all requests for information in the first instance.
Information that you provide about yourself or others using any of the contact methods above will be collated by Higgs LLP, a specialist firm appointed to assist H M Coroner with the investigation. The information will be used to communicate with you in response to your query. It may also be transferred to H M Birmingham and Solihull Coroner’s Service to be analysed and used as part of the investigation.
H M Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull is the data controller. Please see its privacy notice (available here) for further details of how your information will be used. You can also request a copy by calling: 01384 327113 or writing to Higgs LLP 3 Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 1LX.